Even according to conservative tax values, we rank 11th.
The deduction is a remarkably effective tool that facilitates homeownership, the foundation of a healthy middle class and a growing economy.
Fans and friends celebrate the transgender performance artist/rocker’s victory in her nearly two-year dispute over what constitutes a professional artist.
Even with $600 million in budget surplus remaining, the endgame on taxes, spending and borrowing endgame remains elusive.
Politics should be, but seldom is, about things like this.
The principal fiscal issue confronting the 2014 legislative session will be the disposition of the state budget surplus.
Many people may not realize that recent tax-policy changes also promote racial justice in Minnesota.
Duluth takes action against head shop owner; tall ship bowsprit trouble; West St. Paul bowling alley inventory for sale; and more.
The two counties will use the extra millions to repair roads.
The ink is hardly dry on the new Minnesota sales taxes and already lawmakers are talking about changes.
“Our lawyer got their verbal final decision, and it was that I am denied classification as a working artist, and will be assessed an amount plus penalties for three or four or possibly more years,” said DeMars.
Researchers found that once people realize their lack of knowledge on public policies, they moderate their views.
The state’s new tax plan is an overdue response to changes that Minnesotans have known about and supported responding to for years.
Much of the coming tax increases will be paid by people who now have a greater share of total income and wealth than their ranks have had since “The Great Gatsby’’ was written.
As I see it, this may increase my costs by around $10/month, but the benefits of shopping Amazon over big parking lot stores are still obvious to me.
When all the shouting about the IRS targeting of tea party groups dies down, Congress or the IRS will realize that the relevant tax law is devilishly hard to enforce fairly.
The Senate tax bill extends further down the income ladder than the House’s and governor’s proposals, but stops well short of affecting middle-class families.
Two items in the news point again to foolish decision making by some elected officials, especially when it comes to economics and business.
The sales tax is already a large burden on lower-income Minnesotans. Transit advocates want to quadruple the current transit tax to a full penny.
The couple, who were the subject of the 2004 documentary “Venus of Mars,” say the state is auditing their Schedule C deductions.